President Buhari Condemns Attack In Imo State, CALLED IT AN ACT OF TERRORISM
President Muhammadu Buhari through his Senior Special Assistant, Media, and Publicity in the person of Garba Shehu has condemned the deadly insurgent attack by unknown gunmen
Calling it an act of terrorism while Inform the security agencies on how to handle the insecurity situation in the southeast and bring to book the perpetrators
The attack that took place at the Police Command Headquarters and the Correctional Facility in Owerri [Prison] all in Imo State eastern Nigeria, on Monday 5th April 2021
In his press tweet reaction to the incident early on Monday, President Buhari praised the initial response by security guards and security forces for preventing greater loss of life and the destruction of public property.
The President directed security and intelligence agencies in the state and the geo-political zone to fully mobilize and go after the terrorists, apprehend them and get them punished under the full weight of the law.
He also called for the best efforts to be made to rearrest fleeing prison detainees, many of whom are believed to be deadly criminals.
President Buhari then appealed to members of the public to assist the law enforcement agencies with any relevant information that could lead to the apprehension of these criminals who perpetrated this despicable act.
He also urged members of the public to be vigilant as all of us have a stake in preserving our way of life from disruption by terrorists and anarchists while the Federal Government will use every available tool at its disposal to confront and terminate this bare-faced anarchy.